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Farm Workers Carry Drug-Resistant Staph Despite Partial FDA Antibiotics Ban 120

Posted by Soulskill
from the that's-awfully-mean-of-them dept.
An anonymous reader writes "New research out of the University of North Carolina now shows factory farm workers actually carry drug-resistant staph. Europe has long ago banned the use of antibiotics in livestock, but the FDA remains behind the curve with a partial ban. Thanks to large industrial farming operations, we all remain continuously at risk as our last line of antibiotics is wasted on animals."
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Farm Workers Carry Drug-Resistant Staph Despite Partial FDA Antibiotics Ban

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